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8 Bible Verses about Metaphorical Firstfruits

Most Relevant Verses

Jeremiah 2:3

Israel was holy to the Lord,
the firstfruits of His harvest.
All who ate of it found themselves guilty;
disaster came on them.”
This is the Lord’s declaration.

1 Corinthians 15:23

But each in his own order: Christ, the firstfruits; afterward, at His coming, those who belong to Christ.

Revelation 14:4

These are the ones not defiled with women, for they have kept their virginity. These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever He goes. They were redeemed from the human race as the firstfruits for God and the Lamb.

1 Corinthians 16:15

Brothers, you know the household of Stephanas: They are the firstfruits of Achaia and have devoted themselves to serving the saints. I urge you

Romans 8:23

And not only that, but we ourselves who have the Spirit as the firstfruits—we also groan within ourselves, eagerly waiting for adoption, the redemption of our bodies.

Romans 11:16

Now if the firstfruits offered up are holy, so is the whole batch. And if the root is holy, so are the branches.

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